Matt Taylor was a staff reporter at his hometown weekly newspaper the East Hampton Star, and has also written on the internet for magazines like Slate, Salon, the Daily Beast, the Atlantic, Tablet, the American Prospect and New York.
This is what happens when your industry becomes a national scandal—and a community tries to look after its own.
Defrauding insurance companies with unnecessary urine drug tests is a cash cow. Cops are starting to catch up.
The FDA just OK'd low-nicotine cigarettes. Vapers are pissed.
"We are at the forefront of the fight to end the war on drugs," one advocate said of a budding movement.
"In public health, there are always trade-offs."
More and more rich people are buying art and stashing it in strange places. According to infamous scammers, it's not even close to legit.
"Mint" and "unicorn poop" might not be as compelling to young people as trying something kind of weird and maybe even dangerous.
The money from pro-charter donors raises questions about the surging candidate's recently-released education plan.
"I think this is the primary lesson from the outbreak," one expert said.
He's a Harvard graduate, but his mayorship of a private university-dominated town tells us more about his strange take on free college.
The easy way to quietly placate embarrassing or extreme supporters is getting harder to pull off.
Graduate workers at the richest college in America haven't been happy for a while now. They're not alone.